Consultation outcome

Changes to the Regulatory Framework

This consultation was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

This consultation has concluded

Download the full outcome

Consultation on changes to the regulatory framework: decision statement and annexes

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Decision Instrument 8

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Detail of outcome

We have now completed our review of feedback received from stakeholders as a result of the consultation and have taken these views into consideration when making our decisions. Final decisions on the proposed changes are published in the decision statement above. We are also publishing those elements of the Regulatory Framework which are changing. These will come into effect on 1 April 2015.

These are as follows:

  • decision statement

  • annex 3: Governance and Financial Viability Standard

  • annex 4: Governance and Financial Viability Code of Practice

  • annex 5: Rent Standard

  • annex 6: Rent Standard Guidance

  • annex 7: registration criteria

  • annex 8: General Consents

  • annex 9: business engagement assessment

  • annex 10: equality assessment

  • annex 11: copy of consultation responses

  • Decision Instrument

Feedback received

Detail of feedback received

Responses received to the consultation on changes to the regulatory framework. These responses have been redacted.

Original consultation

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Summary

This consultation gives landlords, tenants, lenders and others who have an interest in the social housing sector, an opportunity to influence how the social housing regulator will amend the Regulatory Framework.

Documents

Annex 3. Rent Standard guidance

Annex 6. Consultation questions

Annex 7. Statutory consultees

Business engagement assessment

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Consultation description

The social housing regulator wants to make changes to the Regulatory Framework so that it continues to meet its statutory objectives and the regulation committee’s aim of protecting social housing assets.

The regulator is also consulting on a change to the Rent Standard and guidance as a result of direction by the Department for Communities and Local Government.

This consultation closes on 19 August 2014.